Collected Thoughts

July 2014
Wed 23  
Jul 2014
How Mickalene Thomas Breaks Up the Modernist Boys Club

4 hours ago

Wed 23  
Jul 2014
A Visualization of Nick Bostrom’s Superintelligence

4 hours ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Machines Will Outsmart Humans by 2075, Say 90% of Computer Scientists

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Detroit Citizens Vigorously Protest Water Shutoffs

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
The Night When Miles Davis Opened for the Grateful Dead in 1970: Hear the Complete Recordings

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Severian of Nessus, Amateur Bayesian

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Michael Bierut: Make the Best of What You’ve Got

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
The First Animations of Mike Judge, Creator of Beavis and Butt-head & Office Space (1991)

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Networking: Not Just a Good Career Move, But an Essential Survival Skill

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Cave with Aurora Skylight

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
T.S. Eliot Reads Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats & Other Classic Poems (75 Minutes, 1955)

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Hemingway on Listening

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Richard Thompson: Acoustic Classics

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Why You Should Question Success More than Failure

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
The Solution to Retaining Your Best Millennial Talent

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Why Seven Hours of Sleep, Not Eight, May Be Best

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
To Create Your Best Work, Finish Your Worst

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Shakespeare, Sadness-Shaman: How Hamlet Can Help Us Through Our Grief and Despair

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
How the Wellcome Trust can play a part in sustaining global health

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
The Science of Dust, Picasso’s Favorite Phenomenon

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
The New Yorker Web Site is Entirely Free This Summer (Until It Goes Behind a Paywall This Fall)

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Edna St. Vincent Millay on the Death Penalty and What It Really Means to Be an Anarchist

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
How to Bridge the Power Gaps in Your Organization

1 day ago

Tue 22  
Jul 2014
Economic Recovery Still Slow For Recent College Grads

1 day ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Stephen Fry Explains the Rules of Cricket in 10 Animated Videos

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Jim Carrey: Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Fail

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
When Restaurant Menus Employ the Power of Suggestibility

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
A Solar Filament Erupts

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Edmund Burke on Enemies

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Sun Ra’s Full Lecture & Reading List From His 1971 UC Berkeley Course, “The Black Man in the Cosmos”

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Maria Popova: Staying Present and Grounded in the Age of Information Overload

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Tegmark’s Vast Math

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
What the new study on organic food tells us...about the difficulty of making informed judgments about risk.

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Skimming Is the New Reading. Thanks Internet!

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Incongruous songs

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Wearable Books: In Medieval Times, They Took Old Manuscripts & Turned Them into Clothes

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Stop Multitasking, Start Monotasking

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
New Yorker Cartoonist Roz Chast’s Remarkable Illustrated Meditation on Aging, Illness, and Death

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Jeanette Winterson on Time, Language, Reading, and How Art Creates a Sanctified Space for the Human Spirit

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
T.S. Eliot Illustrates His Letters and Draws a Cover for Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Wellcome Trust Research Round-up: 21/07/14

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
The Relationship Between Creativity and Mental Illness

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
The Advancement of Crowdfunding

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Managing Risk: How to Make Better Decisions

2 days ago

Mon 21  
Jul 2014
Science Stumbles onto a Creativity Pill

2 days ago

Sun 20  
Jul 2014
Why the Things We Seek to Make Us Happy Will Turn Us Sad

3 days ago

Sun 20  
Jul 2014
Why Tattoos Are Permanent? New TED Ed Video Explains with Animation

3 days ago

Sun 20  
Jul 2014
SciCast Pays Big Again

3 days ago

Sun 20  
Jul 2014
In Dark PSA, Director Richard Linklater Suggests Radical Steps for Dealing with Texters in Cinemas

3 days ago

Sun 20  
Jul 2014
Sunday photoblogging: meerkats

3 days ago